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The 2nd Ukrainian Front (2-й Украинский фронт), was a front of the Red Army during the Second World War.

2nd Ukrainian Front
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Standard of the 2nd Ukrainian Front
Active1943–45
Country Soviet Union
BranchRed Army flag.svg Red Army
TypeArmy group
RoleCo-ordination and conduct of Red Army Operations in Ukraine, South-Eastern and Central Europe
EngagementsWorld War II

HistoryEdit

On October 20, 1943 the Steppe Front was renamed the 2nd Ukrainian Front.

During the second Jassy-Kishinev Operation, 2nd Ukrainian Front, led by Army General Rodion Malinovsky, comprised:[citation needed]

On 1 January 1945, during the Siege of Budapest, the Front consisted of the

On 10 June 1945, in accordance with a Stavka directive of 29 May 1945, the 2nd Ukrainian Front was disbanded. Elements thereof were incorporated into Headquarters Odessa Military District.

CommandersEdit

  • Army General Ivan Konev (July 1943 - May 1944) (since February 1944 Marshal of the Soviet Union)
  • Army General Rodion Malinovsky (May 1944 - May 1945) (since September 1944 Marshal of the Soviet Union)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Combat composition of the Soviet Army, 1 January 1945". Tashv.nm.ru. Retrieved 2010-03-23.